The Federal Government has said that the ongoing nationwide protest is no longer peaceful, warning that it will not fold its hands and allow the country to be thrown into anarchy. This is following the violence that has trailed the #EndSARS protests in some parts of the country, specifically the
The Police in Rivers State said they are investigating the alleged rising incidents of rape at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuolumeni, on the outskirts of Port Harcourt. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this to our correspondent in Port Harcourt, the state capital. This
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has said that the next presidential candidate of the party will be based on agreement by stakeholders”. Nabena, speaking with the Sun, also suggested measures the Southeast geopolitical zone can adopt to actualise Igbo presidency in 2023.
Chairman of the National Union of the Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) has described allegations he sponsored attacks on #EndSARS protesters at Alausa as mischievous. He told The Nation he had issued a statement in support of the protest since October 11.
The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Government will pay the money in tranches between May 2021 and January 2022. As part of the concession to end the seven-month strike, the government also pledged to spend
The Federal Government has directed civil servants who have not been going to work since March when the lockdown declared to curtail the spread of COVID-19 started to return to work from Monday. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha; and the National Coordinator, Sanni Aliyu,
Founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has expressed support for the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. Dorsey retweeted links for donations through his handle @Jack. He tweeted, “#EndSARS. Flag of Nigeria.” Dorsey also retweeted several articles that were favourable to the protests. The Twitter founder shared a tweet by @Feministcoalition, a
The consumer price index which measures inflation increased by 13.71 percent year-on-year in September 2020. This is 0.49 percent points higher than the rate recorded in August 2020-13.22 percent. According to the September CPI/Inflation report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on a month-on-month basis, the Headline index